We weren't that big on Memphis before the tournament started, but they've made a definite impression. This story from USAToday is about an earlier time in their history, and how many of the members of the team, including coaches, found their way towards tragedy. One amazing thing: Andre Turner, at 44, is still playing abroad. It's not a big shock to see a big man play into his 40s, but you don't see it out of guards very often.
Incidentally, State A.D. Lee Fowler was an assistant on the team.